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The Handlebar Cafe

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Address: Garnier Road car park, Winchester SO23 9NP
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The Handlebar Cafe is a place for everyone with food and drinks served daily. They welcome walkers and their dogs and cyclists. The cafe is set in a stunning location at the foot of St Catherines Hill, Winchester and at the Western gateway to the South Downs.

Please note, there is no customer WI-FI in the cafe.

We are part of Bespoke Biking a social enterprise committed to helping everyone cycle more. Profits from The Handlebar Cafe are used to support community cycle projects. e.g  bikes for refugees. To find out more about Bespoke Biking visit

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8.30 – 4.30 (open till 5.30 in high season) 7 days per week.

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The Handlebar Cafe is situated on Garnier Road.  There is a very small, popular car park, but we advise our customers who must drive to park in St Catherine’s Park & Ride (near J10 M3).  Park as far to the left as you can, and follow the short foot/cycle path through to Garnier Road.

St Catherines’s Park & Ride Parking Rates:

  • All Day – £3.00 with coins
  • All day Smartcard rate – £2.70
  • Off-peak parking (arrival after 10.30am Monday to Friday) – £2.50 with coins
  • Arrival after 4.00pm -FREE (obtain tickets from machine)
  • Saturdays 3 hours only – £1.50 with coins

The surface of the car park and the path to the Handlebar Cafe is roughly surfaced with hoggin.  Some customers may find this a challenge.

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